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Ethan Plato

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22Nov
2019
Seminar Papers

Privacy and FOI Update

Quite a lot of water has gone under the bridge since our last update on privacy and freedom of information. Our goal here is to highlight...

01Nov
2019
Blog

BC expands opportunities for cloud-based services for public bodies

Bill 35 received royal assent yesterday, October 31, amending the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to relax some of the...

22Jul
2019
Blog

Should a local government be liable for an assault captured by its CCTV on a public overpass?

The Alberta Court of Appeal says yes. In McAlister v Calgary (City), 2019 ABCA 214, the plaintiff McAlister and a woman were walking...

11Jun
2019
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 30, Number 2 - LGMA Conference Issue

In this LGMA Conference issue: Beware of the Perils of Overspending: New Local Elections Campaign Financing Provisions Tested in Court...

11Mar
2019
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 30, Number 1

Wu v. Vancouver: When Making Permitting Decisions, Slow Doesn't Equal Negligent - Guy PattersonCourt Upholds Increased Fee for Building...

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